Spring Into Reading with books in a flower gardenPRESCHOOLERS THROUGH 5TH GRADERS...SPRING INTO READING: Check out 5 books and we will give you a chance to win a great spring prize.


A UNIVERSE OF STORIES: Summer Reading Fun is coming!  Reading and Registration will begin Wednesday, May 29. Reading programs for all ages. Watch for more details early May.



muffins with mom with a muffin as the "u"Muffins with Mom - Saturday, April 27, 10:00 am - 11:00am. Kids, bring Mom or that special person in your life to the library for a morning of fun! We will provide muffins, drinks and fun activities for all. ****This is a come-and-go program and there is no need to be there the full hour! So, stop in for a few minutes for a snack and complete an activity or two. Registration is required for this program, beginning April 8. You may register for this program by calling the library (513-897-4826).
robot science and the "o" has robot eyesRobot Science for Grade 1 - 5 at The Mary L. Cook Public Library on Monday, April 29, 6:30pm to 7:30pm. We will be building a robot! Required Registration will begin April 15. We must limit registration to 20. Questions, please contact Kathy Daniels at 513-897-4826.
Says Pinterest PartyPinterest Party for Preschoolers – 5th graders and Caregivers - You are invited to a Pinterest Party! Friday, May 10, 4:00pm to 5:00pm, at The Mary L. Cook Public Library. Join us as we create some of our favorite spring craft pins. Sign up is required and will begin April 29. You may register by calling the library.

Tasty Fun (Grades 3 – 6): Monday, May 13 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm. Learn how to use ingredients you have in your kitchen to make easy, great tasting snacks.  We will be sampling and you will leave with recipes so you can make at home.  Required registration begins Apr. 29.  Limited to 20.  *Please identify any food allergies when registering for this program.  ?’s regarding this program, contact Miss Kathy.


DROP-IN STORYTIMES : Aimed at 3 yrs. - 6 yrs., but all ages accepted. Drop in Monday evenings 6:15 - 6:35 pm, or drop in Tuesday mornings 10:00 - 10:20 am. Join us in the children’s room for a few stories, fingerplays, and laughs.  Questions – please ask Miss Kathy or Miss Sheila @ 513-897-4826.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten : In August 2014, The Mary L. Cook Public Library launched a new literacy program, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.  We have 25 readers who have completed the goal of 1000 books! If you read your child one book a day, she/he will reach 1,000 books in under three years.  Though the goal of this program is to improve literacy skills, but even more, it’s about time spent together reading. Stop in today and ask us how to register your child for this program.

STORYTIME SUPERSTARS: Come to storytime at the Mary L. Cook Public Library and get a stamp!  When you have 10 stamps on your Storytime Superstar card, you will earn a free book!  We will keep your Storytime Superstar card here at the library.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIMES: For 3 - 5 year olds including kindergartners, Thursdays 10:30 - 11:15 am Or Thursdays 6:45 - 7:30 pm.  Registration requested and will begin end of August. We play games, sing songs, hear stories, and share laughs.  Special Storytimes include Halloween Parties, Easter Egg Hunt, and more.  Watch for details.

TODDLER LAPTIMES: Toddler Laptimes for 2 year olds and their caregivers. Look for Toddler Laptime returning Tuesday, October 2, 6:45 - 7:10 p.m

BABY BOOKWORMS : Baby Storytime for children from birth to 24 months and their parent or caregiver.  Wednesdays 10:30 –11:00 am.  Enjoy great books for babies, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood. Parents/caregivers are expected to stay with children during all sessions. *Our last session will be Apr. 24.  We will resume these sessions in the fall.

Chapters Book Club is a book club for those in grades 1 and 2.  This group will read one short chapter book a month, then we meet to discuss the book, the author, and do activities associated with the book.  The Chapters Book Club will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, May 7, from 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm.  Registration is required. Books should be available at front desk. This group is presently full.

Calling all bookworms (grades 3 – 5) to join The Rapid Readers & wRiters on Tuesday, April 23, from 4pm - 5 pm. Please join us as we discuss books, play games, try out a bit of creative writing, and enjoy a light snack.  Books should be available to pick up the beginning of October. For more information, contact Miss Kathy @ 513-897-4826. This group is currently full.

Look Who’s Reading Book Club (grade K) will begin meeting on Tuesday, April 23, from 6 pm - 6:30 pm. The group will engage in a variety of fun learning activities featuring phonics, the writing of letters and words, and many other skills that promote a strong literacy foundation. Registration is required.  Sign up now! Books will be available to pick up the beginning of October. This group is currently full.